Sunday, November 28, 2021

Environment

All things Environment for readers of the Hawaii Reporter

“We celebrate the affirmation of state law HRS 343,” say plaintiffs. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit brought by Ke Kauhulu o Mana against the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) and Syngenta welcomed those portions of Judge Randal Valenciano’s ruling today affirming the importance of HRS 343 while rejecting...
How many of you remember the first time you saw our Earth? This view of ourselves embedded in a living planet, wrapped in oneness, exploded into our collective consciousness. Did you know soon after this view of our whole planet was available to us, the modern global environmental movement was...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 13, 2017 Mayor Caldwell, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities, appoints Joshua W. Stanbro to be Honolulu’s first Chief Resilience Officer Stanbro will lead island-wide efforts to build holistic resilience to the social, physical and economic challenges that are an increasing part of the 21st century 100...
What's your calling? What motivates you to get out into the urban world to stand and speak for positive vision of the future? In 2007, as he lay in the hospital, his body succumbing to the ravages of chemo and cancer, my younger brother called me out. I was there with...
To any rational social minded agent, it has become abundantly clear—in a positive, equitable, ecologically diverse future, more humans practicing sustainable development are required, across the entire spectrum of human activities—especially faith and business networks. In order to manifest this future, we need centers of education and training for...
Who cares if global warming is a hoax? What if we built a better world, based on renewable energy and food security and justice for all, yet were wrong about man-made global warming? Would it be worth it? Would you rather follow an inconvenient truth to a better world, tomorrow or,believe a...
A section of the University of Hawaii (Hilo) website describes the natural hazards of the Big Island. The discussion on VOG is of particular interest, and is certainly pertinent to Oahu readers this week, as we find our island shrouded in a thin gray mist that is our gift from Pele. Of the...
Recently, we sat down with Katya Sienkiewicz to learn about an innovative recent award by the Rockefeller foundation to the City of Honolulu. We all gathered at the East-West center. Attendees from our city and state governments, community groups, NGOs and members of Honolulu's sustainability consulting coterie were in attendance. Katya,...
Despite lower gas prices, a new AAA study, released just days before Earth Day, reveals that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains high, with the survey showing that more than 30 million Americans are likely to buy an electric vehicle for their next car. With rising sales, longer ranges...
by Ethan Pearson-Pomerantz I’m in a familiar place, high up on the Pali, raindrops splattering on the dirt next to me, traffic noises just barely audible from below between the gusts of wind buffeting the ridgeline. A new sound fills my ears as 808 Cleanups Executive Director Michael Loftin triggers...